Coronavirus death toll tops 45,000 in Europe

Paris, Apr 4 (AFP) The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 45,000 people in Europe, around 85 percent of them in Italy, Spain, France and Britain, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1800 GMT Saturday from official sources.

With a total of 46,033 deaths, out of 627,203 cases, Europe is the continent hardest hit by COVID-19.

Italy, with 15,362 deaths, and Spain, with 11,744, are the two worst-hit countries in terms of fatalities. France has recorded 7,560 deaths and Britain 4,313. (AFP) NSA

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